житие

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See also: житје

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Church Slavonic житиѥ(žitije, life), from Proto-Slavic *žiti(to live).

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Noun[edit]

житие́ ‎(žitijén inan ‎(genitive жития́, nominative plural жития́, genitive plural жити́й)

  1. (philosophy, ecclesiastic, dated) life, existence
  2. (philosophy, ecclesiastic) life, biography
    жития́ святы́х‎ ― žitijá svjatýx ― hagiography

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